04 October, 2006

Chat-Pata Baby Potatoes

Yeaterday I felt like cooking some chat-pata curry and whenever i think of it first thing comes to my mind is red hot chilli, tarmarind and jaggary. So I tried this new recipe and voila...it turned out to be a hit with K. Its avery simple to make and takes vey less effort... So here is the recipe...


Chat-pata Baby Potatoes



Ingredients:
1 finely chopped Onion
2 chopped tomatoes
8-10 baby potatoes, boiled and peeled
1 tbsp thick tarmarind extract
Fresh finely chopped coriander leaves
5-6 Dry red chillies
4-5 Tblsp of Jaggary
4-5 flakes of garlic
1 Tblsp Jeera/Cumin seeds
Salt to taste
1 Tblsp Oil



Ingredients for Chat-pata Baby Potatoes


Method:
Take a spoon of oil in a pan and add onions till they turn translucent.
Add chopped tomatoes and cook for another few minutes.
Crush red chillies, garlic and jeera and add this to the pan
When the masala leaves its aroma add tarmarind juice, jaggary and salt and mix well.
Make small pores with fork on boiled n peeled baby potatoes so that it absorbs the curry well. Add them to the masalas and cook them in medium flames for 15-20 minutes.
Remove from flame and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
Serve hot with roties or rice.


Chat-pata Baby Potatoes

Tip:
You can make your own variationa by adding or removing some other ingredients.

2 comments:

  1. Me First!!!!!YAY!!!!!!

    Looks great,almost like eating Chaat,isn't it? Tamarind and jaggery with aloo,what more do I need?:D

    Glad I caught you this morning early.Got to get Trisha to you know where.My eyes are swollen and need a allergy shot ASAP!!;D

    Hope you had a fun weekend,not me.Had to repair my blog,still lot to go.Sigh...:))

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  2. Sia,

    That's another beauty! I have a weakness for baby potatoes. They look indisputably cute, don't they? :D Tried this today afternoon. Turned out finger-licking and lip-smacking(ly) tasty! But, do you add water to it to make it thicker (gravy-like)? Mine turned out to be a little on the drier side, while yours looks more of a gravy. But, like the name suggests, it was super-tangy :) Thanks babe!

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